Zoran Ilievski, PhD is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Head of the Political Science Department of the Faculty of Law at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje. Zoran is the Programme Coordinator of the School of Young Leaders of the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Member of the Advisory Board of East West Bridge, Associate Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and external collaborator to several other international think-tanks. Zoran has worked on a number of research and policy projects with the University of Graz, LSE, European Academy of Bolzano and University of Zurich. He has leaded a number of EU research and teaching projects in the framework of TEMPUS, FP6, FP7 and the Swiss SCOPES programme. His research interests include diversity management, regulation and accommodation of conflicts, power sharing arrangements and international relations.
Professor Ilievski serves as Chairman of the Board of the Foundation Alliance of Civilizations in Macedonia.